Many of Newburgh’s most interesting sights can be found within easy driving distance of Middletown, so it is a convenient place to base yourself. Two destinations that should be at the top of every visitor’s itinerary is the fabulous Galleria at Crystal Run and the iconic Orange County Genealogical Society. Two other recommended attractions you’ll find close by Middletown are the Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame and the Castle Fun Center.
There are a number of beautiful natural destinations here so make sure you enjoy the chance to get outdoors. Grab your camera and discover the well-used nature preserves for which this area is so renowned, such as the Sterling Forest State Park in Tuxedo Park. See if you can spot some of the area’s special birdlife with a trip to a lake in the area like the Arrow Park Lake and Lodge in Monroe.
Grab your credit card and head to the Orange County Choppers and the Woodbury Common Premium Outlets in Central Valley to get in some retail therapy.
If you love to ski, grab your googles, scarf and skis and head to the Hidden Valley Ski Resort in Vernon, the Mountain Creek Ski Resort and the Sterling Forest Ski Center in Tuxedo Park for the best slopes around Newburgh.
For those without kids, there are some great places to spend time, such as Brotherhood Winery in Washingtonville and the Warwick Valley Winery in Warwick.
Spend an evening high in the stands of Dutchess Stadium, Fishkill, cheering on the much-loved Hudson Valley Renegades. On match days follow the sea of black, blue, silver and white, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join fellow sports lovers in the nearby pubs and relive the games finest moments over a few cold beers.
Finding somewhere suitable to unpack your bags within the Middletown area is simple. The Hampton Inn Harriman Woodbury, Central Valley, the America's Best Value Inn, Central Valley and the Days Inn Newburgh Stewart International, New Windsor are just three of the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.